Williamsburg Orange Cake

Sue Bosbury

By
@banaltra

This cake is incredibly moist.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES

2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
shortening
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
golden raisins, cut up (optional)
1/2 c
pecans or almonds, finely chopped (optional)
1 Tbsp
orange zest

WILLIAMSBURG BUTTER FROSTING

1/3 c
butter
3 c
confectioners' sugar
3-4 Tbsp
orange juice, fresh
2 tsp
orange zest

Step-By-Step

1cream the sugar, butter and shortening
2add the eggs, zest and vanilla
3combine the dry ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk
4Lastly, add the nuts and fruit
5Pour into greased, lined and floured rectangular cake pan - you can use round tins if you want (it may take 3 tins if you use round) - also a bundt pan works really well!
6FOR THE FROSTING: Blend butter and sugar. Stir in juice and orange zest. Beat until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American